Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Jack & Jill Baby Cardigan Jackets

Lots of you love my little 'Jack & Jill' Premature Baby Pattern - and have asked for bigger sizes .......  

Once again I would like to say a huge 'thank you' to those of  you who volunteered to test knit this for me.
Instructions below for ~ 0 - 3 months, 3 - 6 months, 6 - 9 months and 9 -12 months.

Matching hat also available. 

Jack & Jill Baby Jacket    0-3 months


Long or  short sleeves - you choose 



Jack & Jill       ~           Baby Jacket         0 – 3 months




Size:

Width:              17"
Length:            9½ "
Sleeve Length:

Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:

Around 50g of DK (8ply) yarn for the long sleeved version
3 buttons

Pattern:

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~

Cast on 63sts

Rows 1 & 2       Knit
Row 3               K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Rows 4 & 5       Knit
Row 6               K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7               K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k12           (71sts)

Row 8               K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9               K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k13           (79sts)

Row 10             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11             K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k14           (87sts)

Row 12             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13             K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k15       (95sts)

Row 14             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 15             K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k26,  kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k16                         (103sts)

Row 16             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 17             K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k17       (111sts) 

Row 18             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 19             K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k18       (119sts)

Row 20             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 21             K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k19       (127sts) 

Row 22             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 23             K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k20      (135sts)

Row 24             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 25             K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k21       (143sts)

Row 26             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 27             K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k22                                 ( 151sts)

Row 28             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 29             K24, slip next 30sts onto a stitch holder, k43, slip next 30sts onto a stitch holder, k24                    
Row 30             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                        (91sts) 

Row 31             S1, knit to end

Row 32             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 33             S1, knit to end

Row 34             K4, *p3, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat last 2 rows 15 times more

Knit 5 rows

Cast off


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 30sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.

Row 1               S1, knit to end

Row 2               S1, purl to last st, k1


Repeat last two rows twice more
  
Knit 5 rows

Cast off

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons



Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 30sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.

With right side facing –

Row 1               Knit into front & back of first st,  knit to last st,  knit into front & back of last st

Row 2               S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3               S1, knit to end of row

Row 4               S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat last two rows until 4” (10cm) have been worked from armhole, ending after completing a wrong side row

With right side facing –

Knit 5 rows

Cast off


Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends


Sew on buttons



JACK & JILL Baby Jacket                for a baby of around 3 - 6 months




Size:

Width:                  18½"
Length:                 10"

Sleeve Length:       6½ “ 

Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:

Around   75g of DK (8ply) yarn for the long-sleeved version
Around   65g of DK (8ply) yarn for the short-sleeved version

3 or 6 buttons
 
Pattern:
Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~
Cast on 67sts

Rows 1 & 2       Knit
Row 3                 K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Rows 4               Knit

Row 5              K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k13
Row 6              K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (75sts)

Row 7              K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k14
Row 8              K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (83sts)
Row 9              K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 10            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (91sts)

Row 11            K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 12            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (99sts)

Row 13            K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 14            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 15            K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 16            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 17            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 18            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 19            K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 20            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 21            K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k21
Row 22            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 23            K21, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k22
Row 24            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 25            K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k23
Row 26            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 27            K23, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k42, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k24
Row 28            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 29            K24, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k44, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k25
Row 30            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 31            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole),k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k46, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k26
Row 32            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 33            Knit
Row 34            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 35            K28, slip next 36sts onto a stitch holder, k51, slip next 36sts onto a stitch holder, k28     
Row 36            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                                   (107sts)            
Row 37           K27, kfb, k50, kfb, k28                                    (109sts)
Row 38           K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 39           S1, knit to end
Row 40           K5, *p3, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4

Repeat last 2 rows 15 times more

If you want a fully buttoned front make a buttonhole on rows 45, 59 and 73

Knit 5 rows
Cast off


Work long or short sleeves   

Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 36sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –



Row 1              Knit into front & back of first st, knit to last st, knit into front & back of last st
Row 2              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3              S1, knit to end of row
Row 4              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5              S1, knit to end of row
Row 6              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7              S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1             (36sts)
Row 8              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9              S1, knit to end of row
Row 10            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11            S1, knit to end of row
Row 12            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 13            S1, knit to end of row
Row 14            S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 8 rows three times more                               (30sts)

Row 39            S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1             (28sts)
Row 40            S1, purl to last st, k1

Knit 5 rows
Cast off

Make the second sleeve in the same way


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 36sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –
Row 1              S1, knit to end of row
Row 2              S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows three times more

Knit 5 rows
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends
Sew on buttons


Jack & Jill     ~         Baby Jacket           for a baby of 6 – 9 months



Width:           20"
Length:         11"
Sleeve Length:

Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:

Around   80g of DK (8ply) yarn for the long sleeved version
3 buttons

Pattern:

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~
Cast on 68sts

Rows 1& 2     Knit
Row 3         K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Rows 4       Knit
Row 5:       K1, * kfb, k12, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2         (73sts)
Row 6           K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 7           K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k14
Row 8           K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 9           K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 10          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 11          K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 12          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 13          K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 14          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 15          K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 16          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 17          K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 18          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 19          K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 20          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 21          K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k21
Row 22          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 23          K21, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k22
Row 24          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 25          K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k42, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k23
Row 26          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 27          K23, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k44, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k24
Row 28          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 29          K24, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k46, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k25
Row 30          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 31          K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole),k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k48, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k26
Row 32          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 33          K26, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k50, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k27
Row 34          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 35          K27, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k52, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k28
Row 36          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 37          K30, slip next 38sts onto a stitch holder, k57, slip next 38sts onto a stitch holder, k30               
Row 38          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                 (117sts) 
Row 39          S1, knit to end        
Row 40          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 41          S1, knit to end
Row 42          K5, *p3, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4
Repeat last 2 rows 16 times more
Knit 5 rows
Cast off

Work long or short sleeves

Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 38sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –
Row 1           Knit into front & back of first st, knit to last st, knit into front & back of last st
Row 2           S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3           S1, knit to end of row
Row 4            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5           S1, knit to end of row
Row 6            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7           S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1                 (38sts)
Row 8           S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9            S1, knit to end of row
Row 10          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11          S1, knit to end of row
Row 12          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 13          S1, knit to end of row
Row 14          S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 8 rows three times more                                 (32sts)
Row 39          S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1                 (30sts)
Row 40          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 41          S1, knit to end of row
Row 42          S1, purl to last st, k1
Knit 5 rows
Cast off
Make the second sleeve in the same way

Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 38sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –
Row 1           S1, knit to end of row
Row 2           S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows three times more
Knit 5 rows
Cast off knitwise
Make the second sleeve in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends

Sew on buttons


Jack & Jill     ~         Baby Jacket           for a baby of 9 – 12 months

Size:

Length:         12 ½ "

Tension: 
22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:
DK (8ply) yarn
3 buttons

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~
Cast on 77sts    
      
Rows 1 & 2      Knit
Row 3           K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Rows 4, 5, 6    Knit
Row 7           K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 8           K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 9           K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 10          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 11          K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 12          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 13          K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 14          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 15          K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 16          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 17          K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 18          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 19          K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k21
Row 20          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 21          K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k22
Row 22          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 23          K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k42, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k23
Row 24          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 25          K23, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k44, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k24
Row 26          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 27          K24, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k46, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k25
Row 28          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 29          K25, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k48, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k26
Row 30          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 31          K26, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k50, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k27
Row 32          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 33          K27, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k52, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k28
Row 34          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 35          K28, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k54, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k29
Row 36          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 37          K29, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k56, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k30
Row 38          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 39          K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k58, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k31
Row 40          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5     

Row 41          K33, slip next 42sts onto a stitch holder, k63, slip next 42sts onto a stitch holder, k33    
Row 42          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                           (129sts)
Row 43          S1, knit to end
Row 44          K5, purl to last 5sts, k5
Row 45          S1, knit to end
Row 46          K5, *p3, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4
Repeat last 2 rows 17 times more
Knit 5 rows
Cast off

Work long or short sleeves

Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

With right side facing, rejoin yarn to 42sts of first sleeve
Row 1           Knit into front & back of first st, knit to last st, knit into front& back of last st
Row 2           S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3           S1, knit to end of row
Row 4            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5           S1, knit to end of row
Row 6            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7           S1, knit to end of row
Row 8            S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9           S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1                 (42sts)
Row 10          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11          S1, knit to end of row
Row 12          S1, purl to last st, k
Row 13          S1, knit to end of row
Row 14          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 15          S1, knit to end of row
Row 16          S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 8 rows 3 times more                                       (36sts)
Row 41          S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1                 (34sts)
Row 42          S1, purl to last st, k1
Knit 7 rows

Cast off

Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 42sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –
Row 1           S1, knit to end of row
Row 2           S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows four times more
Knit 5 rows
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarm
Darn away ends
Sew on buttons



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15 comments:

  1. That is so pretty, you design wonderful patterns. Thanks so much.

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  2. i just love your patterns.. they are pretty much the only ones i turn to when making gifts...i love how easy and beautiful they are.. thank you for sharing and i look forward to new ones.

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  3. Thank you my friend for your free patterns. They are just lovely I started knitting when I was 15 and have not stopped since and I will be 69 next month......now I find I am going to be a great grandma.

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  4. Dear Marianna,
    I just love your patterns! Would be so greatful if you could give us these patterns in larger sizes - 9-12 months or 12+ months

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  5. The pattern doesn't indicate how much yarn is needed for 9-12 months?

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  6. What size buttons do you suggest?

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  7. i simply love your patterns! could be so great if you can deliver us these styles in large sizes.
    Jack And Jill






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  8. I love your baby cardigan patterns! They have really increased my knitting confidence!
    Can you direct me to a video or tutorial that shows the best way to sew the sleeve seams and gather under the arms?

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